On Saturday July 16, the Ahamdiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada held a groundbreaking ceremony of Brampton Mosque in the Flower Town City in Peel District Region of Greater Toronto Area.
A large number of community members, politicians and dignitaries attended the ceremony, which was chaired by the National President of Ahmadiyya Muslaim Jamaat Canada Mr Lal Khan Malik.
Located at 10545 Hurontario St. at the southeast corner of Sandalwood Pkwy and Hurontario St., the 22,000 square feet grand architectural structure; with over 5,400 square feet of prayers area, and a lofty minaret and a dome; will be completed by in December 2017. When completed, it will have a larger interior than that of Bait-ul Islam Mosque in Maple, ON.
After acquiring the land for $500,000 in 2004, Ahamdiyya Jama’at has gone though various stages before beginning the construction process. Foundation stone was laid in 2005.
Members of Ahmadiyya Jama’at will bear the $9 million construction cost of the Brampton Mosque.